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Bettor Sense: Odds To Win The 2023 Rocket Richard Trophy

Las Vegas bookmakers continue to rollout opening odds for the 2022-23 NHL season, including odds for each player to win the Rocket Richard Trophy. The Rocket Richard is given annually to the NHL’s leading goal scorer.

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NHL Doesn’t Expect Visa Issues For Returning Russian Players

Photo by Katharine Lotze/Getty Images NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said the league isn’t anticipating any significant issues related to Russian players trying to obtain work visas for the 2022-23 NHL season.

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Report: Wild’s Kaprizov Leaves Russia, Expected To Return To Minnesota On Tuesday

Photo: NHLPA Minnesota Wild left-wing Kirill Kaprizov got out of Russia last week via Turkey and landed in New York over the weekend, according to The Athletic’s Michael Russo. He is expected to fly to St. Paul on Tuesday.

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Report: Minnesota Wild’s Kirill Kaprizov Potentially Linked To Fraudulent Military ID Scandal In Russia, Has Already Returned To U.S.

Photo: NHL.com Minnesota Wild star left-wing Kirill Kaprizov may be a wanted man in Russia, his home country, for buying a fraudulent military identification. The 25-year-old returned to Russia on June 26.

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Nicklas Backstrom And Alex Ovechkin Reunited On Top Line, Nic Dowd Returns, Johan Larsson In, Connor McMichael The Extra: News From Capitals Sunday Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals held gameday morning skate at 10:30 this morning at MedStsr Capitals Iceplex. They return to action tonight when they host the Minnesota Wild at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is set for 7:00 PM.

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A Great Eight Tribute: Wild’s Kirill Kaprizov Wears Alex Ovechkin Jersey During Breakaway Challenge

Screencap: @aidan_morgan99 Friday’s “Breakaway Challenge” during the 2022 NHL SuperSkills Competition at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas became quite interesting, especially for Washington Capitals fans. Minnesota Wild left wing Kirill Kaprizov did a tribute to Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin.

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Wild Re-sign Reigning Calder Trophy Winner Kirill Kaprizov To Five-Year, $45 Million Contract

Image: Mercury News The Minnesota Wild announced that they have re-signed restricted free agent left-wing Kirill Kaprizov to a five-year contract that carries a $9 million cap hit on Tuesday night, just prior to the start of training camp.

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Hockey and All That: 2021 Offseason Edition

Photo: Alex Ovechkin What an offseason so far! While the offseason between the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons is shorter than usual, it’s been somewhat eventful. The flat salary cap has given General Managers incentive to jettison players they would normally … Continue reading

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NHL Announces Five Award Winners For 2020-21 Season

Photo: The Athletic The NHL announced the winners for the Vezina (best goalie), Norris (best defenseman), Calder (best rookie), Ted Lindsay (MVP voted by the NHLPA), and Hart (MVP) Trophies on Tuesday night.

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Wild’s Kirill Kaprizov, Hurricanes’ Alex Nedeljkovic, Stars’ Jason Robertson Nominated For Calder Trophy

Photo: Pine Journal Minnesota Wild left wing Kirill Kaprizov, Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic, and Dallas Stars left wing Jason Robertson are the three finalists for the 2020‑21 Calder Memorial Trophy, awarded “to the player selected as the most proficient … Continue reading

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